Non-Affiliated Experts

Individuals not affiliated with ITIF who have participated in ITIF events or co-authored an ITIF publication.

Scott Wallsten

Scott Wallsten
Vice President for Research and Senior Fellow
Technology Policy Institute

Scott Wallsten is Vice President for Research and Senior Fellow at the Technology Policy Institute. An economist with expertise in industrial organization and public policy, Wallsten’s research focuses on telecommunications, regulation, competition, and technology policy. His papers have been published in numerous academic journals and his commentaries have appeared in newspapers and newsmagazines around the world. Read more »

Robert LeGrande

Deputy Chief Technical Officer
District of Columbia

Dean Hairston

Major
Danville, Virginia Police Department

Mark Grady

Indiana 911 Project

Steve Correll

Executive Director
National Law Enforcement Telecommunication System

James Craige

Sergeant
Alexandria, Virginia Police Department

Jamie Estrada

Deputy Assistant Secretary for Manufacturing
U.S. Departmentment of Commerce

John Zogby

John Zogby
Managing Director
JZ Analytics

John Zogby, founder of the “Zogby Poll” and the Zogby companies, is an internationally respected pollster, opinion leader and best-selling author. He currently serves as Senior Analyst at JZ Analytics, a political and public opinion polling firm founded by his son, Jonathan Zogby.

For three decades, the Zogby companies have produced polls with an unparalleled record of accuracy, reliability and insight. An early pioneer in the practice of online polling, Zogby’s interactive methodology is a leader in the industry. Read more »

Marc Lautenbach

General Manager
IBM Americas, IBM Corporation

Marc Lautenbach leads the IBM sales and distribution operations in the United States, Canada and Latin America. He has been responsible since July 2005 for sales and support of the full range of IBM's information technology products, services and solutions, generating $40 billion in revenue. His organization works with corporations, government agencies, educational institutions and small businesses to help them achieve competitive advantage through innovative technology solutions. Read more »

Michael Calabrese

Director
Wireless Future Program

As Vice President of the New America Foundation, Michael Calabrese directs the Wireless Future Program and helps to guide the Foundation's work related to retirement security and the Next Social Contract Initiative. Previously, Mr. Calabrese served as Director of Domestic Policy Programs at the Center for National Policy, as General Counsel of the Congressional Joint Economic Committee, and as pension and employee benefits counsel at the national AFL-CIO. Read more »